GeoProMining helps challenged people to take part in national festival

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in Company news, News and Press releases

GeoProMining helps challenged people to take part in national festival

8 October 2012, Yerevan


GeoProMining, a diversified international mining group (GPM or the Company), helped a group of people with limited abilities from Yerevan to take part in the wine festival in the village of Areni. As part of GeoProMining’s Resources for Good corporate social responsibility programme, GPM Gold provided transportation, meals and accommodation and gave an opportunity to the group to take part in the national holiday.

Areni Wine Festival has been organized for the third time. It is supported by Ministry of Economy in line with the Government’s programme for the development of ecological tourism. The festival included tasting the best Armenian wines as well as folk signing and dancing performance and other entertainment. More than 10,000 people including the country’s top leaders and foreign guests took part in the event, which is usually held during the traditional harvest feast. The aim of the festival is to present the rich culture and national customs of Armenia and promote social and economic development of regions.

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GeoProMining, founded in 2001, is an international, privately held company with a diversified base of gold and other metals assets. GeoProMining engages in mining activities in Armenia and the Russian Federation.